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U.N. council hails Central Africa peace deal as important step

Feb 14, 2019 - 1:13 AM

In a unanimous statement, the United Nations Security Council welcomes the deal and urges all sides to implement it 'in good faith and without delay'

UN COUNCIL. In this file photo, the United Nations Security Council meets on January 26, 2019, at the United Nations in New York. File photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

13 killed in run-up to latest Central Africa peace bid

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:30 PM

The violence occurs just days before a new round of peace talks which begin on Thursday, January 24, in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum

UN receives 138 allegations of sexual misconduct

Mar 14, 2018 - 1:36 PM

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has vowed to toughen the UN response to allegations of misbehavior by peacekeepers and UN personnel whose mission is to protect vulnerable civilians in conflict zones

MINUSCA. A Moroccan peacekeeper serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic escorts a UN delegation in Bambari, 400 km northeast of Bangui, June 20 2014. File photo by Catianne Tijerina/UN UN Photo/Catianne Tijerina

25 dead, including 6 police, in Central African clashes – UN

Oct 29, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The clashes occur in the run up to the formal end of a French military mission Operation Sangaris sent to help the UN stabilize the country

NEW LEADER. After months of conflict, the Central African Republic searches for a peacemaker president

UN, France vow zero impunity in C. Africa sex abuse scandal

Apr 02, 2016 - 12:20 PM

We cannot – and I cannot – accept the slightest stain on the reputation of our armed forces or of France says French President Francois Hollande

FRENCH FORCES. In this file photo, French President Francois Hollande (2-R), French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (C) and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (L) inspect arms confiscated from ex-Seleka rebels and Anti-balaka militia by the French military of operation Sangaris at a French military base in Bangui in Bangui, Central African Republic, February 28, 2014 File photo by Sia Kambou/EPA

UN probes deadly shooting of peacekeepers in C. Africa

Aug 09, 2015 - 9:59 PM

The Rwandan defense ministry points to terrorism as the possible motive for the rampage

A Moroccan peacekeeper serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) escorts a UN delegation in Bambari, 400 km northeast of Bangui, 20 June 2014. Catianne Tijerina/UN Photo

Central Africa's fragile peace a year after mass killings

Dec 08, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Twelve months after the deployment of the Operation Sangaris force the massacres have ceased but the Central African Republic is still reeling from the unrest

SECURITY. A file photo taken on April 16, 2014 shows people watching a convoy of French troops of the Sangaris forces driving between Grimari and Bambari, in the center of the Central African Republic. Miguel Medina/AFP

UN officially takes over peacekeeping ops in Central Africa

Sep 16, 2014 - 7:12 AM

The 7 600 strong UN force known by its French acronym MINUSCA takes over from a smaller UN Security Council mandated African deployment MISCA

A view of the official hand-over ceremony transitioning peacekeeping responsibilities in the Central African Republic from MISCA to MINUSCA, 15 September 2014, Bangui, Central African Republic. Catianne Tijerina/UN Photo

UN chief urges Central African ceasefire, political transition

Sep 15, 2014 - 9:37 AM

Ban urges all Central African stakeholders to sustain their commitment to an inclusive political process to ensure the successful completion of the country s transition

A Moroccan peacekeeper serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) escorts a UN delegation in Bambari, 400 km northeast of Bangui, 20 June 2014. Catianne Tijerina/UN Photo

UN peacekeepers arrive in strife-torn Central African Republic

Sep 11, 2014 - 4:02 PM

About 1 500 troops from Bangladesh Pakistan Indonesia and Morocco among other nations will join 4 800 African troops already on the ground who will be re hatted to serve in the MINUSCA mission

A Moroccan peacekeeper serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) escorts a UN delegation in Bambari, 400 km northeast of Bangui, 20 June 2014. Catianne Tijerina/UN Photo

UN peacekeeping chief for Central Africa urges political talks

Aug 20, 2014 - 9:36 AM

My main asset is not only to have troops but to have a comprehensive approach for the protection of civilians and the stabilization of the country

Babacar Gaye, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), briefs the Security Council, 19 August 2014, United Nations, New York. Loey Felipe/UN Photo